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Re: English allative (was:Re: -s adverbs, bodoer Homo Sapiens (was: watered down fiery spirits)

From:Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>
Date:Sunday, October 26, 2003, 22:44
On Sun, Oct 26, 2003 at 12:25:59PM -0500, John Cowan wrote:
> I was talking about the style of using an accent mark on the stressed > vowel of an emphasized word.
Oh. I've never seen that style other than on this list and assumed it was a personal idiosyncracy of those individuals who use it here. Is it a more widespread phenomenon?
> Calling it "Dutch italics", of course, > continues the long tradition of calling bogus things "Dutch" in English. :-)
But of course. :) -Mark